Are Chimp and Human DNA 99% the Same?
It is widely believed that the genetic similarities between humans and chimpanzees is very high, between 98-99%. But where did this number come from? Is it really valid? In this talk we will explore the truth about human and chimpanzee DNA similarities.
Links and Show Notes
Is the human genome nearly identical to chimpanzee? Genomic monkey business—estimates of nearly identical human–chimp DNA similarity re-evaluated using omitted data The myth of 1% Greater than 98% Chimp/human DNA similarity? Not any more